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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The rooms were clean and the location was great. Directly across from the DakotaDome. However, we specifically chose this because of the restaurant and bowling alley connected to the hotel, as per the website. Well, both are closed with no intention of reopening. Would have chosen another hotel had I known this.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The old saying about getting what you pay for got us this time. We got a great price but the lobby and our room had a strong unpleasant odor. Could have used some Fabreeze. Beds were pretty good but pillows were terrible. Would pay more and stay somewhere else next time.

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Thank Ron S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

After a 20 minute check-in (lost reservation), we went to one of the dreariest rooms I've ever stayed in. The bed could have been worse, but I was very disappointed to have actually researched a bit to come up with this! Bad start to what was actually a great vacation.

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Thank Andrea W
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 July 2016

PROS: Good location, Friendly desk attendant (although English was an issue), Never felt unsafe, Wi-fi worked CONS- Reeked of bad food smells, Dirty room (hair in shower and sink, sticky juice or something on nightstand), No mention of breakfast (not that we would have eaten anything), Overall gross

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Thank Pendarella
Mequon, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I think we may have been the only ones there, besides the family that owns it. It was very quiet. I imagine it would be a lot louder if school was in. We checked in late, but they were prepared for us. You do have free wifi, but they have to give you a code. They did not give that...

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Thank Britt M
Berryville, Virginia
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Nice room. Very roomy. Excellent king bed. It took awhile to cool off because the A/C was completely off. If I knew about the A/C I would have gone to dinner while it was cooling. Once the room cooled off it was really very nice.

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Thank Bill H
Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Our room was comfortable, but the place, as a whole is really getting run down and dingy. Several different devices in our room were either unplugged or needed some kind of managing before they would work properly. The manager was very good about coming and fixing them. A very nice man. On the same score, the breakfast was almost abominable....

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Thank OaklandTraveler1943
San Francisco
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Prairie Inn looked quite nice from the outside but it seems pretty run down. The owner could not have been nicer responding to our needs, however. The breakfast buffet was pretty awful. The milk curdled and the butter was rancid. No hot water, no tea bags, messy environment. I wish I could say something nice but afraid I cannot.

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Thank BerylV
Marshall, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 May 2016

First stayed here 3 years ago and I was impressed for a small rural hotel. Stayed here again this past month and I was disappointed. Walls were noticeably dirty, light switch in the bathroom had to be wiggled to work, sheet rock was rotting by the shower and had been covered up with masking tape and paint (which was peeling)....

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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

When I made our reservation I was told we could make use of our CLC membership rate but once there, since there was a large event in town, we had to pay full price which was $103. We've had better stays in $60 a night rooms. For two of us the room was stocked with just two very thin bath...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only full service hotel in Vermillion. The Prairie Inn is attached to Howlers a restaurant and lounge, there is also a bowling alley in our complex. The Prairie Inn was recently remodeled inside and out.We feature all flat screen TVs, new beds,and refrigerators/microwaves.We are most proud of is our real dakota hospitality! We are located across from the Dakota Dome and adjcent to the University of South Dakota. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prairie Inn

Address: 916 N Dakota St, Vermillion, SD 57069
Region: United States > South Dakota > Vermillion
Price Range: $131 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Prairie Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Prairie Hotel Vermillion
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“Find one somewhere else!”
Pendarella, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with three queen beds are available.”
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“Not worth the price”
868virgelb, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“stay away from the lobby area. There's a bar next door that got very loud.”
mikeo845, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Task front desk”
758smithj, 9 Apr 2014 | Read review
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